04/22/2016 - 11:17
A visa-free dialogue between the European Union and Ukraine started in September 2008 at the EU-Ukraine Summit in Paris. And now, despite all the obstacles, Ukraine is closer to the border opening than ever before. The question is whether Ukrainians are ready to take such a serious step.
The EU-Ukraine border should be opened as soon as possible
Ukraine still has a lot to do before it is ready for a border opening

11/20/2014 - 09:00
In the midst of a hybrid war with Russia, Ukraine considers a potential NATO membership more and more attractive. Is this a possibility in the current conditions? Would Russia accept this, and is the NATO itself interested in a Ukrainian accession?
NATO Membership Will Provide a Long-term Security for Ukraine
Impossible to choose whom to play with if you are not chosen by the players

10/25/2014 - 20:11
Ukraine has seen the Maidan Revolution, the annexation of Crimea and now is trying to reform the corrupted system and simultaneously, win the war with Russia. In these difficult times President Poroshenko dissolved the Parliament and called elections for the 26th of October. What are the political reasons and possible consequences of elections during war?
Threat of abuse to favor short-term political goals
Elections are part of the reform process

12/06/2013 - 08:41
On 21st of November, the Ukranian Cabinet of Ministers unanimously decided "to stop the process of preparation for the signing of the Association agreement" with the European Union. The decision caused spontaneous protests in Kiev, hashtagged as #Euromaidan. Is Euromaidan, as protestors claim, a true "new revolution"?
A geopolitical game larger than Euromaiden
The future of Ukraine should be decided by Ukrainians

10/13/2013 - 08:46
The Parliament of Ukraine passed an amendment to the law regarding homeless people. According to the new law they will have the possibility to vote. Ukrainians are trying to understand whether it is a positive, democratic reform or just another attempt of the authorities to fulfill their egoistic interests.
Towards a truly universal suffrage
A step forward for the homeless a step back for democracy

08/07/2013 - 17:35
Functioning of modern societies has become increasingly specialized rendering decision-making very complex. Because of the speed of the processes experts are often called in to give their insight. Is it wise to always rely on expertise or should civic society take up a more active part?
Complex societies need expert knowledge
Democracy needs a participatory culture

06/05/2013 - 13:14
In June 2012 the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian Parliament, passed the law "On the principles of the state language policy", a measure relative to the the usage of minority languages, provoking much controversy.
A statute eroding national identity
A statute "On the principles of the state language policy", a necessity indeed

05/25/2013 - 17:02
The Customs Union of the Eurasian Economic Community was founded in 2010. The Union today includes Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, and would gladly welcome the Ukraine. Is a new Union with Russia the best option for the Ukraine? Or has it no real economic benefit for the country?
Union with Russia has no plausible economic justification
Customs Union is a reasonable alternative to the EU

03/10/2013 - 08:53
There is now no doubt that energy independence is an issue of high priority for each country. For Ukraine this aspect is extremely important, because of its geopolitical situation. The question is how to benefit from a cooperation with Russia and Europe without loosing its independence.
Necessity of Ukrainian energy independence
Ukraine needs partnerships